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were all stunned by the newtown, connecticut school shooting massacre. this morning at 6:30 there will be a national moment of silence in memory of the victim. churches in connecticut will if ringing their bells 26 times all morning for the 20 students and six adults killed. there will be funerals or memorials for four more children and for two adults who were killed. >> all of us have a son or daughter or nephew or a cousin or somebody that is really, really close to us. all of us feel connected to children. and those who help children. >> investigators are still searching for a motive for that mass shooting. >>> the vigils here in the bay area and all over the country will continue. this afternoon a south bay congregation will hold a prayer service at 12:30. the dominican sisters of mission will be holding a memorial. >>> new this morning president obama says his administration has received an outpouring of support for stricter gun laws following the connecticut school shooting. >> and in the days since the heartbreaking tragedy in newtown, connecticut. hundreds of thou
obama traveled to newtown where he met with the families with the victims and spoke at the service. he read the names of the 20 children who were killed. and he says he's going to do everything possible to prevent shootings like this one from happening again. >> here in newtown, i come to offer the love and prayers of a nation. i am very mindful that your words cannot match the depth of your sorrow. nor can they heal your wounded hearts. >> outside the school and around newtown, there are memorials, candles, and teddy bears left by people who have traveled miles to honor the victims. >> the school massacre in connecticut has reignited the gun control debate. coming up at 5:15 what california senator dianne feinstein says about new legislation she will introduce next month. the connecticut shooting has made bay area parents fear for their own children in schools right here. ktvu tara moriarty live in san francisco now to tell us how school officials are taking precautions to make sure schools and children are safe. tara. >> reporter: many schools have fences like the one you see behind
the driver or car. >>> there will be a nation-wide moment of silence for the victims of the newtown shooting. this marks a week since the school tragedy. connecticut churches will ring their bell 26 times for the 20 children and six adults killed last friday. governor jerry brown is asking all californians to join in the moment of silence. and last night in san jose buddhist monks joined a grown up of leaders for a newtown memorial. it featured a christmas tree with the photos of each first grader and educator shot and killed. >> presents under your christmas trees at home that are waiting for you but you are no longer here to open them. >> the tree will remain up through the end of the year. the public is encouraged to leave condolence messages and hang home made ornaments. >>> the national rifle association has scheduled a news conference to weigh in on the debate over gun control. the powerful gun lobby says it's prepared to offer meaningful contributions to prevent mass shootings. this will be the nra first public response to the school shooting. >>> imagine much of the internet going da
or motive. >>> in the meantime people in newtown connecticut are trying to celebrate christmas and it has been witness of one week. coming up, how children spent the holiday. >>> today marks a dark day at the san francisco zoo. a female -- female see betterrian tiger was provoked into leaping out of her enclosure. police had to shoot and kill the tiger. the zoo was sued and they settled lawsuits with the teen and his two friends families. >>> they will take part in a san francisco tradition. they will arrive at the identifieding room and allie rasmus is helping out this holiday season. >> reporter: good morning, we are standing outside the kitchen for st. anthony where preparations are already underway because they are serving 4,000 christmas meals to people in need and they will heat up the meals that will be served later on today. tell us what is involved in making all of this happen. >> we at st. anthony have been working for months even though it is one day and we are working to serve particularly families but it is the outpouring and we have 100 volunteers from our church community a
. >>> 7:41. he was one half of tv's -- odd couple. >>> and a tribute to newtown's little angel. the memorial display inside the national cathedral. hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. >>> welcome back. delta has received an overwhelming response to its announcement that it will hire 400 new flight attendants. 400 openings but they've received 22,000 applications so far. interviews are scheduled to start next month. the new hires will start flying in june. but delta says it needs people who speak japanese, mandarin, hinddy or portuguese. they need more people who speak foreign language as it expands the world. >>> according to a jess blogger, -
. they will be attending a school in a nearby town >>> following the shooting in newtown, connecticut, people are taking a stand against gun violence. >> demon straighters held signs for those 26 lost at the sandy hook elementary school she is pushing for stricter gun laws. >> i can't even tell you the number of deaths that are caused by guns that were bought by not having a simplele background check and the background system check needs to be reworked in some way. >> many people are also pushing for a ban on assault rifles. saying those type should be left for the military and not in the hands of civilians. >> they picked outside a sporting good store. it opened a short time and was forced to close because of the protest. people held up signs that said no guns here and protect your children >>> they are taking part in a holiday tradition right now. they are preparing thousands of meals for people who are unable to leave their homes for the holidays. >> for many seniors who live alone. a visit by a volunteer is the only contact they will have on christmas. >> they will be delivered on christmas morning.
the newtown connecticut school shooting the worst day of his presidency. >> i a skeptical that the only answer is putting more guns in schools. and i think the vast majority of the american people are skeptical that somehow will solve our problem. >> appearing on nbc meet the press this morning, he pledged to put his full weight behind legislation next year aimed at containing gun violence while he is skeptical about placing armed guards at schools he vowed to rally americans around an agenda that would limit gun violence. he supports increased background checks and bans on assault weapons and high capacity ammunition clips. donations have been pouring in for a gun buy back program. $15,000 has been raised to pay for the event which will happen on january 15th. organizers plan to offer $200 for automatic weapons and rifles and $100 for all other firearms. they also want people to turn in violent video games but no money will be given in exchange. >>> after the colorado movie theater and connecticut school shooting some educators in colorado are taking firearm training. about a half dozen teach
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